Desktop Monitor keeps switching off & on.

  Appaloosa62 17 Nov 12
Locked

My 13 yr old nephew recently came for a visit,and without asking me upgraded my browser to IE9 on my Vista desktop PC. Since then the monitor has been playing up. The monitor takes about a minute to power up and after about 5-10 mins it will power off for approx 1 min and then switch back on. After about 10 mins it will switch off again for another min or so, and then power up again! This will happen a few times for about an hours use and then it seems to be ok. I thought the monitor must be on the way out, so i bought a new one, but the problem is still there. I also replaced the leads with new just to be sure. Nephew assured me he had not messed with the settings, but i`m not so sure. Is it possible the monitor power options have been altered, and if so can they be re-set to default & if so,how do i do this?

  northumbria61 17 Nov 12

Go to - Start - Control Panel - Program and feature - and click "View installed updates" and down to Microsoft Windows and click Internet Explorer 9 for uninstall. Your PC will revert to the previous version you had installed.

  rdave13 20 Nov 12

Try dropping the resolution a notch.

  Appaloosa62 20 Nov 12

Thank you Dr yes. I followed your instructions for option one, and everything is now running well again.

Advertisement

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

OnePlus 2 UK release date, price, specification rumours: When is the OnePlus 2 coming out? July…

We are being sold the ability to spend money we don't have. And we love it

HTC's head designer on what's exciting in designing for mobile right now

Apple Music preview: Why Spotify should be scared of Apple's impressive new music-streaming service

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message